Go Kingfisher and Discover Your Island Time!

Toes in the sand, sun-kissed cheeks and amber sunsets—this is island time. Start exploring our wide selection of vacation rentals and let YOUR island time begin! Kingfisher Vacations is a boutique vacation rental agency and property management nestled in the heart of Sanibel Island and has been welcoming guests to wonderful vacation rentals on Sanibel and Captiva Islands since 2009. Whether you are looking for beachfront home rentals, bay view condos, adorable beach cottages, or pet friendly island houses we will help you find the perfect Sanibel and Captiva Island accommodations.

Sanibel and Captiva are coastal barrier islands just off the coast of Fort Myers in Southwest Florida. Our turquoise blue waters lure visitors from around the world each year. With treasure-lined coasts and lush vegetation and wildlife, our white sand beaches have become famous amongst shell collectors and nature seekers alike. The average temperature in Sanibel and Captiva is balmy and warm year-round making bike rides, kayaking, fishing, sunbathing, shelling, and boating a reality at any time in our Sanibel and Captiva island paradise.

Kingfisher Vacations is owned and operated by island residents and employs a friendly staff of local vacation rental specialists who look forward to finding the perfect fit for every budget and every traveler. Each of our Sanibel and Captiva island vacation rentals comes fully appointed and ready for your arrival. Go Kingfisher and discover your island time!

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Sanibel and Captiva Island are truly unique an magical places. From fishing charters to Ding Darling we know the best local attractions because we are locals! Call or email us for a list of local attractions on the islands.

What better way to discover your island time than kayaks! Island kayaking is one of the most popular things to do in Sanibel and Captiva and it is easy to see why with so much to explore. There are bayous, channels, inlets, Tarpon Bay, or even set out on the calm Gulf of Mexico waters. Many of our vacation rentals have areas from which to launch your kayak as well as launch sites at various places around the island and public beaches of Sanibel and Captiva. Kingfisher Vacations provides both sit-on-top and sit-in kayaks rentals in single and tandem sizes. Add this option to your reservation and Kingfisher Vacations will deliver it to your vacation rental.

All kayak rentals include paddles and life jackets making this a safe and fun activity for all levels of experience.

3-5 day Rentals 5-7 day Rentals
Single sit-on-top $ 90 $160
Tandem sit-on-top $150 $200
Single sit-in $ 90 $160
Tandem sit-in $150 $200

There are 3 easy ways to add a kayak to your vacation stay:

  • Add a kayak at the time of booking
  • If you have an existing Kingfisher Vacations reservation, please log into your Guest Portal to add a kayak to your reservation
  • Give us a call or send an email directly with your request

Don't just go on vacation, Experience Vacations ! Take a dolphin cruise, kayak, bike or hit the best restaurants. Call or email us for insider recommendations..

More than half of Sanibel and Captiva Islands are dedicated wildlife refuges and nature preserves. We are home to 230 types of birds (including the Kingfisher), 250 kinds of shells, 50 species of native fish, as well as manatees, dolphins, crocodiles, bobcats, raccoons, otters and so much more!

  • • Our islands are criss-crossed with over 22 miles of bike paths and boast ZERO traffic lights.
  • • Sanibel Island was named ‘Best Beaches for Shelling’ by Coastal Living and Discover has ranked it 5th on their list of ‘World’s Best Beaches for Beachcombing’. There are more shell varieties on these beaches than anywhere else in North America.
  • • The Great Calusa Blueway on Florida’s west coast is perfect for kayakers of all levels and offers access to 190 miles of unforgettable canoe and kayak trails and Tarpon Bay is one of the top ten places in the nation to paddle according to Canoe & Kayak Magazine.
  • • Sanibel and Captiva host the only dedicated shell museum in the USA and the world’s smallest fishing museum.
  • • The Fort Myers and surrounding Sanibel and Captiva island areas has the highest number of sunshine hours in all of Florida—even more than Miami or Key West!
  • • Captiva Island ranked first on Flipkey and Trip Advisor’s list of “10 Best Vacations for Families with Toddlers”

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Interested in Renting Your Property?

When you 'Go Kingfisher' you become part of the family. Your investment property is important to you and it is important to us. As experienced property managers, we handle all aspects of your vacation property such as housekeeping, maintenance and managing guests and reservations. There is a reason Kingfisher Vacations was recently voted the ‘Best Property Vacation Management” of the Islands. We pride ourselves in our close partnership with owners and our ability to offer decades of expertise and personalized strategies to realize your individualized revenue goals. Come discover the difference when you GO Kingfisher!

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Looking to Buy or Sell Property in Sanibel and Captiva?

Kingfisher Real Estate Inc. was founded to fill the need for a boutique firm offering an elevated level of service. Our team of highly knowledgeable and experienced Sanibel and Captiva Island real estate agents work tirelessly for clients who are upgrading, downsizing or perhaps longing for their own piece of paradise. Go Kingfisher and let us navigate you through the Sanibel and Captiva real estate process from beginning to end.

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About Kingfisher Vacations

At Kingfisher Vacations, we are dedicated to providing exceptional service to both guests and homeowners that goes far beyond the reservation process. So go ahead, give us a call. We are waiting to make your next vacation extraordinary!

Contact Us

2402 Palm Ridge Rd Sanibel, Fl 33957

+ 239 472 2100

info@gokingfisher.com

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